Program work

The DNR's Shallow Lakes Management Plan This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. guides the work of wildlife lake specialists, who:

  • provide technical support to field managers
  • recommend policy considerations to the Fish and Wildlife division's management team
  • represent the division on lake management issues involving the public and other agencies

What we're doing

Find out what we're doing - and what you can do - to help Minnesota's troubled waters This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it..

Our work includes:

  • conducting habitat evaluations on lakes across the state annually
  • guiding the formal designation of wildlife management lakes, waterfowl feeding and resting areas, refuges and sanctuaries
  • identifying lake management problems
  • recommending lake management strategies and developing management plans
  • assisting citizen participation
  • developing and maintaining GIS and database products of current and historical information and distributing them to relevant parties

Management Plans that you can comment on

Send comments to Steve Kittelson, steve.kittelson@state.mn.us

Send comments to Todd Call, Wildlife Lake Specialist todd.call@state.mn.us